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Leaf pickup begins Oct. 25

Look here to see when your street is scheduled (and when to move your vehicles) COVINGTON, Ky. – “Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree,” wrote English poet Emily Bronte some 200 years ago … but then she didn’t have to rake all those fa...

Covington Police Dept. gains 3 officers

Photo: Left to right, Chief Brian Valenti, Jacob Noe, Mayor Joe Meyer, Courtney Harkless, and Phouthakone  Homphothichack. 2 re-hires and a new recruit sworn in today COVINGTON, Ky. – Mayor Joe Meyer administered the oath of office to three police officers today at City Hall. For...

Sketchy dames, wine & awards

COVINGTON, Ky. – Friday the 13th and a spectacular solar eclipse on Saturday would seem enough for one weekend, but we don’t do “adequate” in The Cov. This week offers up art workshops, trail tidying, early Halloween fun, a musical, an awards ceremony, and a wine festival ...

Act fast to get free tree for your yard

Covington Forestry program expands shade canopy in certain neighborhoods COVINGTON, Ky. – If you live in one of 12 neighborhoods listed below and want a free tree to plant in your yard – a big tree, not a tiny “whip” sapling – then act fast. Thanks to a Duke ...

Covington property taxes due Monday

COVINGTON, Ky. – With the Oct. 15 deadline for payment falling on a Sunday this year, Covington property owners will have until the end of the day Monday – Oct. 16 – to pay their 2023 property taxes. Residents can pay their taxes online, by mail, by phone, or in person during bu...

Outdoor flicks, banned books & pumpkins

COVINGTON, Ky. – Seems like a good weekend to get going on your Halloween decorations, right? Lucky for you there’s a great pumpkin sale happening on Saturday, and anyone who knows anything about Halloween knows it all starts with pumpkins. There’s also a banned book festival wh...

Bourbon, ghosts & gratitude

COVINGTON, Ky. – It’s a weekend to demonstrate why you’re prideful about your homemade chili and to stock the bar with a brand-new bourbon (and a birthday bourbon, at that). Ghosts and gratitude are hanging abound as well. As always, our standard brand of spectacular live music ...

Over $900K in asphalt on 29 streets

Annual resurfacing to bring smoother driving in 13 neighborhoods COVINGTON, Ky. – All or part of 29 streets in Covington are about to get a smoother surface. Almost 62,000 square yards of asphalt will be laid 1½ inches thick on the streets as part of a $927,540 contract with Riegl...

Otherworldly arrival & ‘Suits’

COVINGTON, Ky. – A bit of mystery defines the weekend. There’s a fundraising event for The Carnegie that features CEOs and local business leaders who can actually play and sing rock & roll like pros. Could it be the corporate world is actually full of former teen garage band membe...

Covington Police (re)gains 40 years’ experience

Photo 1: From left, Covington Police Chief Brian Valenti, Officers Jeff Young and Marcus Jordan and Mayor Joe Meyer. Photo 2: Chief Valenti presents the badges. Photo 3: The swearing in. Two veteran officers sworn in COVINGTON, Ky. – Two men were sworn in as Covington Police ...
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